Is mannitol the treatment of choice for patients with ciguatera fish poisoning?

@article{Mullins2017IsMT,
  title={Is mannitol the treatment of choice for patients with ciguatera fish poisoning?},
  author={Michael E Mullins and Robert S Hoffman},
  journal={Clinical toxicology},
  year={2017},
  volume={55 9},
  pages={
          947-955
        }
}
CONTEXT Ciguatera fish poisoning arises primarily from consumption of carnivorous reef fish caught in tropical and sub-tropical waters. Ciguatoxins, a class of tasteless, heat-stable, polycyclic toxins produced by dinoflagellates, accumulate through the food chain and concentrate in various carnivorous fish, such as groupers, barracudas, wrasses, amberjack, kingfishes, and eels. Characteristics of ciguatera fish poisoning include early nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea in the first one to two days… CONTINUE READING